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Blood studies on synthetic rubber workers

Harvey Checkoway

Blood studies on synthetic rubber workers

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by Harvey Checkoway

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Published by The Committee in [Chapel Hill? N.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rubber industry workers -- Diseases.,
  • Blood -- Examination.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for the Joint URW-Firestone Occupational Health Committee by Harvey Checkoway.
    ContributionsJoint URW-Firestone Occupational Health Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC965.R8 C45 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 215 p. :
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3143478M
    LC Control Number82620978

    Athene Karis, a spokeswoman for Uniroyal-Goodrich, said the company agrees with the industry association, the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers, that 10 ppm is a safe level. The many advances German scientists had made, including synthetic rubber and much more, led to them being the most sought-after researchers. If the US could employ these scientists, they could use their intelligence to develop many more advancements, ensuring national security if the Cold War were to escalate into another world war against the.

    The global synthetic rubber market is predicted to rise at a % CAGR over the course of the forecast period starting from and ending in At this pace, the market is predicted to attain a value of US$45, mn by Tires Serve to Drive Maximum Demand in Global Synthetic Rubber Market. Europeans long regarded rubber as a curiosity. Rolls ofcaoutchoucand balls of rubber—known as “niggerheads” from their alleged resemblance to the skulls of black people—arrived in Europe aboard returning slave ships engaged in the Triangular Trade,² and were marveled at for their properties of stretch and were some practical uses: the early Spanish troops in Mexico were.

    The Amazon Rubber Boom (Portuguese: Ciclo da borracha [ˈsiklu dɐ buˈʁaʃɐ], to ) was an important part of the economic and social history of Brazil and Amazonian regions of neighboring countries, being related to the extraction and commercialization of ed in the Amazon Basin, the boom resulted in a large expansion of European colonization in the area, attracting. The primary purpose of this book is to provide a brief up-to-date survey of the principal types of synthetic rubber which have been and are currently available. Two classes of material are included which are regarded by some as being thermoplastics rather than rubbers, namely, plasticised polyvinyl chloride and the thermoplastic synthetic by:


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Blood studies on synthetic rubber workers by Harvey Checkoway Download PDF EPUB FB2

Author(s): Checkoway,Harvey Title(s): Blood studies on synthetic rubber workers/ by Harvey Checkoway. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C.: Occupational Health Studies Group, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Spécification of the cohort The study included male synthetic rub- ber workers employed at any one of the eight plants for at least 1 year before the closing date of follow-up on 1 January The maximum follow-up period was 49 years, from 1 January to 1 Januarybut varied by by: A large epidemiological study of synthetic rubber industry workers demonstrated a consistent association between 1,3-butadiene exposure and occurrence of leukemia (10, 11).

Several epidemiological studies of workers in styrene-butadiene rubber factories have shown an increased. This study evaluated relations between exposure to 1,3-butadiene (BD), styrene (STY) and dimethyldithiocarbamate (DMDTC) and mortality from leukemia among synthetic rubber industry workers.

UAB Synthetic Rubber Industry Workers' Study - 1,3 Butadiene and Strene and Selected Cancers and Other Diseases, Exposure Response Analyses awarded by INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SYNTHETIC RUBBER PRODUCERS - ; UAB Synthetic Rubber Industry Workers' Study - 1,3 Butadiene and Styrene and Specific Forms of Leukemias and B-Cell Neoplasms Exposure Response Analyses awarded by INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SYNTHETIC RUBBER PRODUCERS.

"A follow-up study of synthetic rubber workers. (): Macaluso, M.; R. Larson, and E. Delzell. "Leukemia and cumulative exposure to butadiene, styrene and benzene among workers in the synthetic rubber industry.".

The book ends with a summary of current synthetic rubber capacity as of or so. It includes lists of the major producers, world rubber consumption, market share by various countries, information on specialty elastomers, US rubber consumption, and worldwide synthetic capacity.

This volume is typical of a technical by: An interesting finding that warrants further research has occurred from a series of studies conducted on workers in the synthetic rubber industry, where a statistically significant excess risk of.

select article A physiological toxicokinetic model for 1,3-butadiene in rodents and man: blood concentrations of 1,3-butadiene, its metabolically formed epoxides, and of haemoglobin adducts — relevance of glutathione depletion.

strength (International Rubber Study Group, London ) t^uayule Rubber LC__JI!aYule rubber is a kind of desert shrub which can be grown in and lands for extracting rubber from it and also for prevention of advancing deserts towards the cities. The efforts have been made in Mexico to grow this type of Size: KB.

Diepoxybutane, a metabolite of 1,3-butadiene, was tested for carcinogenicity by inhalation in one study in rats and one study in mice, by four skin-application studies in mice, by one subcutaneous injection study in rats and two such studies in mice, and by one gavage and one intra-peritoneal injection study in mice (Tables,).

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Workers exposed to synthetic rubber production had a 16% higher rate of leukemia than expected. Regarded as “ubiquitous and indispensable” to the function of society for over years, world production of rubber totaled million tons in ( million tons of synthetic rubber, million tons of natural rubber).

Since its’ first uses at the. workers exposed to fumes from a synthetic rubber-based curing operation. Respiratory syndromes induced by this exposure included an acute sensitizing illness with dyspnea and wheezing in some workers and pulmonary infiltrates with eosinophilia in others.

Another worker developed chronic obstructionof the airways with recurrentbronchitic. A previous epidemiologic study of the U.S. rubber industry indicated that there has been an excess of leukemia and lymphoma mortality among hourly workers at one styrene-butadiene rubber manufacturing plant.

This investigation was a combined industrial hygiene and hematology cross-sectional survey at the same plant. The objectives of the survey were to quantify exposure levels for styrene Cited by: since EPA’s health assessment of 1,3-butadiene.

1,3-Butadiene is a gas used commercially in the production of styrene-butadiene rubber, plastics, and thermoplastic resins. The major environmental source of 1,3-butadiene is the incomplete combustion of fuels from mobile sources (e.g., automobile exhaust).

Tobacco smokeFile Size: 3MB. Styrene is a chemical used to make latex, synthetic rubber, and polystyrene resins. These resins are used to make plastic packaging, disposable cups and containers, insulation, and other products.

Styrene is also produced naturally in some plants. How People Are Exposed to Styrene. People may be exposed to styrene by breathing it in the air. Plantation rubber from Southeast Asia thus provided abundant quantities until World War II. Competition from the synthetic rubber industry, owing to cheap oil (until ) and the fast-growing world market in the last 40 years, eroded NR's technoeconomic share of the by: 6.

(The name is an abbreviation of Japan Synthetic Rubber.) As luck would have it, photo-resist at that time used resins that JSR had access to for its existing business, and the company saw an. Studies have shown that ACD due to rubber glove chemicals is primarily occupational, with health care workers being particularly affected.

3,5, This is consistent with our current results as presented in Table 2, in which 17 cases of rubber glove chemical-induced dermatitis (74%) were solely occupationally related and 5 (22%) were due to Cited by: Styrene Styrene is a chemical used to make latex, synthetic rubber, and polystyrene resins.

These resins are used to make plastic packaging, disposable cups and containers, insulation, and other products. Styrene is also produced naturally in some plants.

How People Are Exposed to Styrene. People may be exposed to styrene by breathing it in File Size: KB. Natural rubber latex gloves. NRL gloves have been the dominant choice of health-care workers for many years as they provide some of the protection noted above.

The nature of the material lends itself to a fit, which provides comfort for the user and allows the maintenance of fine hand movement. About 60% of the manufactured 1,3-butadiene is used to make synthetic rubber. Studies have shown that workers exposed to 1,3-butadiene may have an increased risk of cancers of the stomach, blood, and lymphatic system.

Animal studies found increases in a variety of tumor types from exposure to 1,3-butadiene. top.B. F. Goodrich Company scientist Waldo Semon developed a new and cheaper version of synthetic rubber known as Ameripol in Ameripol made synthetic rubber production much more cost effective, helping to meet the United States' needs during World War II.